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Army combatives instructor takes honors in first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:00am
Air as cold as the inside of a freezer fills the basement of the United States Army Combative School here. Growls of intensity echo down the hallway, filling the area.

U.S. Army releases DAIG report on privatized housing

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army released today a report from its Inspector General on privatized housing on Army installations. The report was directed by Army leadership to determine the effectiveness, responsiveness and quality of privatized housing.

Guard positioned to respond to Dorian

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00am
As Hurricane Dorian makes its way along the Florida coast, the National Guard is in place to respond, said Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, during a Pentagon press conference yesterday.

Drill sergeants save Family from burning vehicle

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00am
Four Army Reserve drill sergeants, while serving on a training mission at Fort McCoy, Wisc., were inadvertently called into action and saved a family from a burning vehicle.

Guardsmen blow away Rising Thunder 2019

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00am
Rising Thunder 2019 is bringing out the big guns as the Illinois Army National Guard trains on their mortar weapons at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash.

Health coverage changes at age 18 include HIPAA privacy protection

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00am
Military dependents still covered by TRICARE at age 18 have greater responsibility for managing their own health care needs, and privacy of their medical information becomes law under the stipulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, typically referred to as HIPAA.

Army personnel help evacuate, prepare for recovery ops in wake of Hurricane Dorian

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00am
As Hurricane Dorian approached the Georgia coast Wednesday, Hunter Army Airfield began the evacuation of aircraft and civilians along with the movement of about 4,600 Soldiers in accordance with updated Joint Travel Regulations posted Sept. 1.

Army looks to enhance mission command with robotic swarms

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00am
Army Futures Command, or AFC, is exploring the extent to which swarming formations of robotic systems could be used to enhance mission-command capabilities for Army small units.

Executive order offers better access to mental health resources

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00am
Executive Order 13822, "Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," has been especially helpful to transitioning service members, Karin Orvis, the director of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office, said.

McConville: National Guard paving way in talent management

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 12:00am
In his first trip as the Army's chief of staff, Gen. James McConville touted the work of National Guard Soldiers, adding the Army plans to take advantage of the skillsets many citizen Soldiers possess.

South Carolina National Guard prepares to respond to Dorian's impact

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 12:00am
South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from units across the state prepare to respond as needed Sept. 1, 2019, in support of the potential impact of Hurricane Dorian to the state.

West Point football games recruiting Soldiers for prior-service program

Mon, 09/02/2019 - 12:00am
The commanding general and command sergeant major of the 82nd Airborne Division attended the game, the division's chorus performed before the review parade and has become the norm over the last couple years Soldiers from the division who are eligible to attend the U.S. Military Academy were invited to visit for the game. This season marks the third year of the Soldier Visit Program where five to 10 West Point eligible Soldiers from the honored division for home games are invited to attend the game and learn more about West Point.

Army awards hypersonic weapon system contracts

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 12:00am
The U.S. Army awarded two contracts this week as it advances the fielding of a prototype hypersonic weapon by Fiscal Year 2023.

Civilian helps keep Army's AI Task Force on cutting edge

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:00am
Ruben Cruz says he has been fascinated by science and engineering since he was a student in the engineering magnet program at Miami Coral Park Senior High.

Army closer to delivering new infantry squad vehicle

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:00am
The Army is one step closer to fielding a new Infantry Squad Vehicle after naming three industry leaders to develop prototypes Aug. 23. The $1 million mock-up contract, awarded Aug. 23, makes strides toward the Army's goal of producing new ISVs in 2020.

Brothers keep Family tradition of Army service

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:00am
Three brothers, serving as military trainers with the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command in Saudi Arabia, continue the family legacy of Army service that started with their great-grandfather.

Military health care consolidation moves to next phase

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:00am
The Defense Health Agency will take the next step this fall in evolving health care across the Military Health System, which oversees the care and well-being of some 9.5 million people, including service members, Families and retirees.

Soldiers partner with Vanderbilt University to create a new model for innovation

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:00am
Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team (BCT) of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and researchers from Vanderbilt University are building a partnership to identify and solve tactical problems with Soldier-inspired solutions. The relationship between 3rd BCT and Vanderbilt began in early 2018 with a simple question: Can we 3D-print tools to make jobs easier? An additional partner was needed, one with the ability to formalize the relationship, and with the resources to take projects from ideas to products. This partner came in the form of the U.S. Army Futures Command.

Career Skills Program helps Soldiers transitioning out of the Army

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:00am
The Army Career Skills Program provides Soldiers transitioning out of the Army with an opportunity to participate in free or minimal-cost apprenticeships, on-the-job training, employment-skills training and internships.

U.S. Army men's rugby wins seventh straight Armed Forces Championship

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:00am
The men's All-Army Rugby Sevens team won their seventh straight U.S. Armed Forces Championship at RugbyTown Sevens in Glendale, Colo., on August, 24 beating the Air Force 33-5.

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